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Level 1 Award in Awareness of Substance Misuse

Course Overview

The Level 1 Award in Awareness of Substance Misuse Course is the perfect way to learn about the dangers of substance abuse and how to keep yourself and others safe. Covering everything from the different types of substances that can be misused to the signs and symptoms of addiction, this course is essential for anyone who wants to increase their understanding of this complex issue.

With flexible learning options to suit your schedule, this qualification can be completed at your own pace, in your own time. Whether you're looking to improve your personal knowledge or gain a valuable qualification for your CV, this course is the perfect solution. So why wait? Get started today and equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to make a difference.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol today and start your journey to becoming more informed about substance misuse.

Key Information

Course Length
2 weeks

Course Level
Level 1

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

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Section 1: Substances that are commonly misused and why

Cover the reasons why people use substances, the types of substances that are commonly misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances.

Section 2: The personal and social effects of substance misuse

Study the harmful effects of substance abuse on individuals and society, as well as where to get support and advice.

Section 3: The perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

Explore statistics, how stereotyping affects users, and how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse.

Section 4: Ways to promote healthy choices and build resilience

Look at the risk factors and protective factors for substance abuse, ways to protect individuals from the risks involved and the barriers to making healthy choices.

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